Will someone please explain the pharma account management job hierarchy to me? Seems like everyday, someone on here asks something really unhinged like, “what should a jr group supervisor vp executive be making?” And does anyone know how or why the titles in pharma got so far from the industry standards in non-pharma adv agencies? 🤔

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The pharma acct mgmt title hierarchy goes:

Account Executive
Senior account executive
Account supervisor
Account group supervisor
Account director
VP, account director
VP, group account director
SVP, group account director

Are these very different from non pharma?

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